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Feb 4, 2013 3:00pm PST
is an estimate from "slate" magazine. one of those people is former navy seal sniper chris kyle. chris kyle after leaving the military dedicated his life to helping veterans overcome injuries. and it's during that outreach that chris kyle, 38 years old, and a friend were shot saturday at a dallas area shooting range. during his four tours in iraq chris was credited with being able to shoot and hit insurgents from more than a mile away. in a recent interview chris said that his biggest accomplishment isn't what he did on the battlefield, but in keeping his family together. chris leaves behind a wife and two children and sadly chris will no longer be there for them. >> jennifer: we're back inside "the war room"." i'm jennifer granholm. for many of us wi-fy has become as essential as the food we eat. it is the ultimate democrat-tiezer of communication. and the -- federal communications commission wants to keep it that way. but the $178 billion wireless industry is lobbying hard against the fcc proposal and that industry argues that the fcc should auction off the airway
FOX News
Feb 4, 2013 6:00am PST
effective navy seal sniper in history. chris kyle survived four tours of duty in iraq. but police say in the end he was killed this weekend by a marine veteran he was ready to help. gregg: kyle had 160 kills. the terrorists dubbed him the terror of ramadi and put a bounty on his head. martha: he was acting as a mentor to this man eddy ray ralph before police say ralph turned the gun on him and killed him. casey, what's the latest on the investigation here? >> reporter: this is a bizarre story, one that's developing all the time. the detectives are working on figuring out how these three men knew each other exactly and for how long. apparently they had all ridden in the same vehicle together to that gun range on saturday. but the motive in terms of what spurred the attack is unclear. that what's they are trying to figure out. police say kyle and chad littlefield had been dead for several hours before their bodies were discovered after 25-year-old eddy ray ralph reportedly shot the two men with a semiautomatic handgun. he hopped in crisp truck and fled the scene. he was arrested at his
MSNBC
Feb 4, 2013 7:00am PST
democratic congressman from pennsylvania, retired navy admiral joe sestak and we're also joined by republican strategist and former santorum senior strategist, john brabender. here's what steven law, president of american crossroads said. quote, there is a broad concern about having blown a significant number of races because the wrong candidates were selected. we don't view ourselves as being in the incumbent protection business but we want to pick the most conservative candidate who can win, end quote. is he right there, or is this an act of war like breitbart says in the headline? >> i don't think it's an act of war. what they're saying is we can no longer just pick a candidate simply because they are a tea party candidate if they are really not a very good candidate. just because they can fill out a survey for the tea party effectively doesn't mean they are an effective candidate. what they're saying is, as long as there are better candidates who still live up to our republican idealogical beliefs but will be strong in november, this is where we should invest our time and energy. >> you'r
FOX
Feb 4, 2013 7:00am EST
tried to help. >> navy seal chris kyle was found dead at a texas gun range on saturday. melanie alnwick is live with more on what happened. >> chris kyle earned a reputation as the mill tear aye's most lethal sniper. friends say he died doing what he loved. his best selling autobiography during four towers in iraq. they were both killed at the rough creek lodge 50 miles west of fort worth. the shooter is believed to be a troubled shooter. he is believed to have turn had had and shot the man in the back and fled in kyle's pick-up truck. he was considered a true american patriot and appeared on fox news channel where he talked about his love of country. >> you have to show respect. that flag is red , white and blue. the red stands for blood spilled. all throughout our history. you are not going out to kill people. you are going out to save americans. >> chris kyle left the navy in 2009. he dealt with own post war struggles and established a charity. faces two counts of capitol murder. chris kyle and chad littlefield both leave behind families. back to you. >> thank you very much. >> the d
FOX News
Feb 3, 2013 11:00am PST
pierre, head of the nra in a moment. first, mark kelly retired astronaut and navy captain and the husband of former congress woman gabby giffords who was shot two years ago. he and his wife launched a new group americans for responsible solutions. start with your are wife's dramatic testimony before a senate committee this week. >> you must act. be bold. be courageous. americans are counting on you. >> chris: how is gabby doing? >> she is doing great, chris. she enjoyed being there in front of the senate. it was a little bit of having her former job back in a sense being on capitol hill. >> chris: letts get to this debate because your wife's shooting raises some of the questions at the core of the gun control controversy. jared lofner had been suspended it from college because of concerns yet he was able to go to a gun store and buy the gun he used to shoot your wife. the question is what good does it do to make more people go through the background checks when loffner with his problems was able to pass a background check? >> that is a good question, chris. he was clearly mentally ill. th
MSNBC
Feb 4, 2013 11:00am PST
. we'll talk to you soon. >>> up next, we'll get the latest on the murder of a former navy s.e.a.l. sniper as the man accused of killing him is on suicide watch. >>> but first, there's a lot going on today. here's things we thought you should know. just getting in a new picture of president george h.w. bush out to dinner saturday night. he was released from the hospital after spending a month there with an infection. president bush was axeened by his wife barbara, son neil and daughter-in-law maria. >>> and today's john kerry's first day on the job as secretary of state. secretary kerry arrived at the state department this morning and addressed the new staff paying tribute to the predecessor, hillary clinton. >> here's the big question before the country and the world and the state department after the last eight years. can a man actually run the state department? i don't know. as the saying goes, i have big heels to fill. >> that's pretty funny. okay. speaking of funny, donald trump is suing bill maher for $5 million. he says it will go to charity and accusing him of not fol
CSPAN
Jan 31, 2013 7:00am EST
was a navy corpsman, and my experience is that e7, e8, e9 ratings, chief petty officer to master chief, those ratings tend to run the outfit that i have been involved in. we have had officers who have come aboard our ship, junior officers, and the chiefs were the ones who kind of took them in hand and showed them the ropes about how to operate. i think having an enlisted man with that kind of experience will be helpful as far as the defense department is concerned. he will know what the enlisted man is facing on the ground. that is all i have to say right now. host: in fact, here is a picture of chuck hagel in vietnam in 1968. this is in the "financial times" this morning. "hagel nomination debate revise vietnam coasts." "with the election of mr. obama, who was 14 when the war ended, the u.s. appeared to have escaped the deficit legacy of vietnam that clouded politics for generations. if mr. hagel is confirmed, the three most prominent figures apart from the president in the countries foreign policy debates -- mr. kerry in the state department, mr. hagel at the pentagon, and mr. mccain, will
MSNBC
Feb 3, 2013 12:00pm PST
and the fact that someone caught him pretty funny. >>> up next, the latest on the murder of a former u.s. navy s.e.a.l. at a texas gun range. details about who he was and who allegedly killed him. >>> also, the group mayors against illegal guns, running a super bowl ad this evening that features a much younger wayne la pierre and his comments, before a house hearing days after columbine. you're watching msnbc. the place for politics. the perg begins with back pain and a choice. take advil, and maybe have to take up to four in a day. or take aleve, which can relieve pain all day with just two pills. good eye. [ male announcer ] it's red lobster's 30 shrimp! for $11.99 pair any two shrimp selections on one plate! like mango jalapeƑo shrimp and parmesan crunch shrimp. just $11.99. offer ends soon! i'm ryon stewart, and i sea food differently. in that time there've been some good days. and some difficult ones. but, through it all, we've persevered, supporting some of the biggest ideas in modern history. so why should our anniversary matter to you? because for 200 years, we've been helping ideas m
MSNBC
Jan 31, 2013 1:00am PST
of police of baltimore county, and captain mark kelly, astronaut, navy veteran, and the husband of congresswoman gabby giffords. gabby giffords, of course, was shot in the head by a mentally ill gunman in an assassination attempt in january 2011. today in an emotionally charged and at times contentious testimony, the most moving part of the day happen right at the very beginning with a surprise addition to the witness list as gabby giffords herself made her way down the aisle into the hearing room to deliver a short statement to the senators and the assembled media and the audience. this was a surprise today. it was clear that this was not >> okay. thank you for inviting me here today. this is an important conversation for our children, for our communities, for democrats and republicans. speaking is difficult, but i need to say something important. violence is a big problem. too many children are dying. too many children. we must do something. it will be hard, but the time is now. you must act. be bold, be courageous. americans are counting on you. thank you. >> "americans are c
MSNBC
Feb 4, 2013 8:00am PST
shooting range. chris kyle, a decorated former navy s.e.a.l. who not only survived four combat tours in iraq but was hailed as perhaps the deadliest sniper in u.s. military history, was shot and killed on saturday by a troubled fellow soldier, a man he was trying to help. nbc news chief pentagon correspondent jim miklaszewski joins us with the latest on this. what are police and witnesses saying happened here and where things went so wrong for chris kyle? >> well, police in texas have one suspect in custody. eddie ray routh, a marine corps reservist, 25 years old, who apparently, according to reports, was suffering from ptsd. now, chris kyle and other veterans there in texas would often try to independently help those with ptsd by taking them to shooting ranges to sort of blow off steam. now, according to officials in texas, this was the first time that kyle and his friend had met eddie ray routh at this shooting range about 50 miles outside ft. worth on saturday, when suddenly and allegedly, routh opened fire with a hand gun at point-blank range allegedly again killing both kyle and
MSNBC
Feb 4, 2013 1:00pm PST
taste this soup. >>> the shocking death of navy s.e.a.l. chris kyle has brought the crisis of post-traumatic stress disorder back into the headlines. the man charged in the shooting of kyle and one other person, 25-year-old eddie routh, has been described as a troubled vet tron whom they were trying to help. a friend who assisted kyle with his nonprofit work said chris died doing what filled his heart with passion, serving soldiers struggling with the fight to overcome ptsd. his service, life, and premature death will never be in vain. let's bring in msnbc military analyst colonel jack jacobs, who is a recipient of the medal of honor. colonel, we only just saw an incredibly disheartened report from the department of veteran affairs on suicide among veterans. 22 veterans per day or one every 65 minutes kills himself or herself. now, given the enormity of this crisis, are we doing enough? >> well, you can never do enough, and there are lots of reasons for it. i think -- >> but are we doing the bare minimum given these numbers? >> i think we're doing the bare minimum, but part of the
MSNBC
Feb 4, 2013 5:00pm PST
learned of another high profile senseless killing. former navy s.e.a.l. chris kyle and another man, chad littlefield were killed saturday at a gun range in texas. the two men had taken a veteran former marine eddie ray routh to the gun range, and routh allegedly shot both of them. routh reportedly has a recent history of mental illness and is in police custody on a suicide watch. the gun lobbyist self-appointed mouthpiece wayne lapierre was asked about the latest tragedy. >> you fix the mental health system. every police officer knows people on the street that should be institutionalized because we've emptied our institutionalized. they're out there walking around on the street. we need to change our civil commitment laws. we need to change the mental health system, fund it, get it to work, get tease people into treatment. we're not doing that. i would like to see the mental health records computerized, but we can't even get that done. >> it's a fraud to call universal. it's never going to be universal. the criminals aren't going to comply with it. they could care less. you're not going
MSNBC
Feb 5, 2013 7:00am PST
. it was a dramatic end to a 143-hour standoff. >>> the iraq war veteran charged with killing a former navy s.e.a.l. sniper had spent time in a mental hospital twice over the past five months. police say eddie ray ralph told them he was suffering from posttraumatic stress disorder. the victim, chris kyle, had reached out to ralph for taking him to a shooting range over the weekend. >>> pakistan is planning an amusement park in the town where osama bin laden spent his final hours. the $30 million park and outdoor recreation center in abadbad will take about five years to bill. >>> we'll talk about what michelle obama can do to make an impact in the next four years. that is coming up in less than ten minutes on "jansing and co." >>> a top rating agency is in the government's crosshairs for its role in the 2008 financial crisis. cnbc's mandy drury is here with what's moving your money. mandy, a lawsuit against standard & poor's has been filed. what's that about? >> they're suggesting that s&p ignored their own standards to raise mortgage bonds that imploded in the financial crisis. we know the s
ABC
Feb 3, 2013 9:00am EST
that the horrors of war echo far beyond the battlefield. navy s.e.a.l. chris kyle who's best-telling book "american sniper" detours four tours in iraq was killed yesterday as a gun range in texas. the shooter believed to be a former marine whom kyle was counseling through a struggle with ptsd. in iraq kyle was awarded two silver star and five bronze stars for bravery. we honor his service. and that is all for us today. thanks for sharing part of your sunday with us. check out "world news" with david muir tonight and see you tomorrow on "gma." i got it when we could download an hd movie in like two minutes. [ male announcer ] once you've got verizon fios internet, you get it, the difference 100% fiber optics makes. but don't take our word for it, ask a real fios customer. ask me about the upload speeds. they're sick! [ male announcer ] so go online today and send a tweet to a real fios customer, and they'll tell you themselves just how amazing fios really is. [ female announcer ] so get it now and see for yourself. supercharge your internet speeds. switch to fios internet, tv and phone online for ju
CSPAN
Jan 31, 2013 5:00pm EST
to senator blunt and blumenthal about modernizing our navy. i would like to hear your thought process. how are we going to do this? where is the money coming from? how are you going to advise the president in making these decisions? we're looking at sequester, we're looking at budget constraints. how does this all tie together? what would be your advice to the president on how the pentagon is going to address all of those budget constraints? >> well, let's start with where we are. the pentagon is adjusting and i think, responsible -- responsibly to our future based on the budget control act of 2011. you know the details of that. the chief has submitted plans as we rebalance and refit and unwind a second war and all the dynamics that are changing them since the last decade. it gives us new opportunities. audits, all the acquisition focus, accountability, we are being forced -- the department of defense -- to take a hard look at its priorities. as i said before, it begins with mission then the resources to fulfill that mission and then what are the priorities within that mission. how do you
Current
Jan 31, 2013 6:00am PST
. you can have a handgun. and my cousin he is in the dominican navy. he was here visiting. we web to a gun show first time i had been to one. he was shocked what he saw in there. and he even could have bought an automatic rifle. he told the guy, my dominican pass port is in my cousin's car. the guy was ready to give it to him without it. >> stephanie: albert now that this debate is in the news you see a lot of these clips of gun shows, and i'm like any of those people can just buy a gun with no background check? pretty much all of them look like they shouldn't be able to buy a gun. >> caller: he was shocked. he said anybody terrorist could walk in here and buy guns. >> stephanie: yeah, yesterday, the nra apparently they don't even want people on the terrorist watch list to not be able to get a gun. >> caller: but they are beholden to the gun manufacturers. >> stephanie: right. >> caller: and that is what is happening here. and i'm wondering why if people want an automatic weapon in this country, why can't they be kept locked down at gun ranges. have your military
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Feb 4, 2013 6:00am PST
this story. it is very sad. ex-navy sniper, another vet killed at texas gun range. former navy seal known for a record number of sniper killings was shot dead at a texas gun range at the hands of a fellow military veteran. chris kyle, the author of the best selling american sniper and chris were gunned down on the ground there in texas. >> deliberately? >> stephanie: yes. >> wow. so sad. >> stephanie: not a gun-free zone wayne lapierrre just fyi, the gun range. all right. the president, by the way oh, dear god rick perry said that the boy scouts who keep their no gay policy, he would like -- to not continue to not be allowed to play any of our reindeer games. >> this is why rick perry's approval ratings in texas are in the crapper. oops. >> stephanie: they're in the oops range. he emphatically said saturday the boy scouts of america should not soften its no gays policy and suggested bending the organization to the winds of popular culture is wrong. he said failure to adhere to the organization's core values was a cause for high rates of teen pregnancy. [ scooby-doo's "huh?" ] because the
FOX News
Feb 4, 2013 10:00am PST
on your screen now! >> shannon: new developments at this hour in the murder of navy seal and author who survived four tours of duty overseas. chris kyle and another man found dead saturday shot down while reportedly trying to do a favor for the man in custody for the crime. best sniper in the military, also wrote the "new york times" best seller "american sniper." his biographer. casey stegall is live from our dallas bureau with more. >> yes, shannon, according to investigators the suspect's mother reportedly reached out to chris kyle to help her son because kyle was well known for the work he did with veterans. he worked with them on things like post-traumatic stress disorder. but it is unclear, we should point out if the suspect, 25-year-old eddie ruth was officially diagnosed with ptsd. the u.s. military has only confirmed that he was a corporal in the marines and did tours of duty when iraq and haiti. listed as reserve. authorities say ruth rode in the same with chris kyle and kyle's friend 35-year-old chad little field to the gun range on saturday about 50 miles southwest of fort w
CNN
Jan 30, 2013 6:00am PST
is mark kelly. he's a retired astronaut and u.s. navy captain. captain kelly recently co-founded americans for responsible solutions. this is an advocacy group that promotes solutions to prevent gun violence and protect responsible gun ownership with his wife, former congresswoman gabrielle giffords. captain kelly, please go ahead, sir. >> thank you, chairman, for inviting me here today. i look forward to constructive dialogue with your committee. i also want to take the opportunity to congratulate gabby's friend and much respected former colleague jeff flake on his new role as arizona's junior senator. as you know, our family has been immeasurably affected by gun violence. gabby's gift for speech is a distance memory. she struggles to walk and she is partially blind. and a year ago she left a job she loved serving the people of arizona. but in the past two years, we have watched gabby's determination, spirit, and intellect conquer her disabilities. we aren't here as victims. we're speaking to you today as americans. we're a lot like many of our fellow citizens following this debate about
CSPAN
Feb 3, 2013 11:05am EST
kelly. he is a retired astronauts and u.s. navy capt. and he recently co-founded americans for responsible solutions. says an advocacy group that promotes solutions to prevent gun violence and protect responsible gun ownership. he did it with his wife, former congresswoman gabrielle giffords. capt. kelly, please go ahead, sir. >> thank yo for inviting me here today. i look forward to a constructive and constructive dialogue with your committee. i want to take the opportunity to congratulate gay's friend jeff flake as you know, our family has been immeasurably affected by gun violence. gaby's gift for speech as a distant memory. she struggles to walk. she is partially blind. a year ago, she left the job she loved, serving the people of arizona. in the past two years, we have watched her determination, spirit, and intellect, per disabilities. we are not here as victims. we are speaking to you today as americans. we are a lot like many of our fellow citizens following this debate about gun violence where moderates, gaby was a republican long before she was a moderate. we take
CSPAN
Jan 30, 2013 10:00am EST
.s. navy capt. and he recently co-founded americans for responsible solutions. says an advocacy group that promotes solutions to prevent gun violence and protect responsible gun ownership. he did it with his wife, former congresswoman gabrielle giffords. capt. kelly, please go ahead, sir. >> thank yo for inviting me here today. i look forward to a constructive and constructive dialogue with your committee. i want to take the opportunity to congratulate gay's friend jeff flake as you know, our family has been immeasurably affected by gun violence. gaby's gift for speech as a distant memory. she struggles to walk. she is partially blind. a year ago, she left the job she loved, serving the people of arizona. in the past two years, we have watched her determination, spirit, and intellect, per disabilities. we are not here as victims. we are speaking to you today as americans. we are a lot like many of our fellow citizens following this debate about gun violence where moderates. , gaby was a republican long before she was a moderate. we take the responsibilities that come with it very seri
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Feb 4, 2013 3:00am PST
-year-old boy. nationwide, the murder of former navy seal will overshadow the president's visit as well. kyl was a deck created seal veteran skilled on saturday volunteering to help others cope with pstd. he was killed in texas allegedly by a war vet that he was trying to help. the suspect is thought to have some type of mental illness, but the motive is still unclear. the vice president today is still on that trip overseas and will be in paris today meeting with u.s. embassy staff. we will be right back. we have a big big hour and the iq will go way up. (vo) current tv gets the converstion started weekdays at 9am eastern. >> i'm a slutty bob hope. >> you are. >> the troops love me. (vo) tv and radio talk show host stephanie miller rounds out current's morning news block. >> you're welcome current tv audience for the visual candy. just be grateful current tv does not come in smellivision. the sweatshirt is nice and all but i could use a golden lasso. (vo) only on current tv. [ voice of dennis ] ...safe driving bonus check? every six months without an accident,
FOX News
Jan 30, 2013 6:00am PST
kelly. he is a, first witness is mark kelly. he is a retired astronaut in u.s. navy captain. captain kelly recently cofounded americans for responsible solutions. this is an advocacy group that promotes solutions to prevent gun violence, and protect responsible gun ownership. did it with his wife, former congresswoman gabrielle giffords. so, captain kelly, please go ahead, sir. >> thank you, chairman leahy and ranking member grassley for inviting me here today . >> we are simply two reasonable americans who have said, enough. on january 8th of 2011 a young man walked up to gabby at her constituent event in tucson, leveled his gun and shot her through the head. he then turned down the line and continued firing. in 15 seconds he emptied his magazine. it contained 33 bullets and there were 33 wounds. as the shooter attempted to reload he fumbled. a woman grabbed the next magazine, and others restrained him. gabby was the first victim. christina taylor green, nine years old, born on 9-11-2001 was shot with the 13th bullet or after. and others followed. the killer in the tucson shooting s
MSNBC
Feb 5, 2013 3:00am PST
in the same town where osama bin laden was killed by navy seals. if things go well, investors hope the 50 acre park will expand to 500 acres and include mini golf, rock-climbing, water spor sports, jogging tracks and a zoo. >> willie, what's the baltimore sun talking about today? >> this is a joke? >> it's not just national weatherman day bill just made up, it's also national pancake day. >> i knew this. >> that's exciting. >> smells like syrup. >> from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., you can grab a complementary short stack. in return for a free breakfast they're asking for donations for the children's miracle network. >> i love pancakes but they don't have a lot of value. >> except you can help kids now. >> can you get ones that are wheat? >> i guess. >> probably. >> ihop gives away how many pancakes? >> the last time i looked, 14 million. i don't know if that's gone up today. >> is that one of your counters on your weight. >> they need like a debt clock. >> there's an ihop in downtown manhattan that just opened. >> you know where else there is one? oshkosh. >> you know where i went sunday night --
CSPAN
Feb 5, 2013 7:00am EST
out of training in july, 1968, went to the united states navy, and belt with peak -- dealt with people coming back from "apocalypse now," essentially. the involvement that john kerry had, i saw the people on those boats. host: did that inspire you to run for congress, serving in your 13th term? guest: absolutely, i came back in july of 1970 and was elected. i think war was generally destructive. that is why i opposed the iraq war. i have seen the movie before. i know what is coming back from iraq and afghanistan and i did not want it to happen. we are inundated with suicide and all kinds of problems in our society. that had an impact on me, john kerry, chuck hagel -- a lot of us went through all of us to understand what war is all about. host: a little background as we talk to jim mcdermott. wayne, a question or comment for the congressman. caller: healthcare, medicare stuff like that, -- medicare should stay with the younger -- elder folks that earned it. healthcare, right now, it should be with the company's. right now i am with a -- i am a truck driver. we have to pay for our own me
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